- GUIDING PRINCIPLES
fulfilling its commitment of integrity, Interstate Chemical Company
agrees to manage its
business according to the following Guiding Principles of
responsible chemical distribution:
To recognize and respond to community concerns
about chemicals, their handling and transportation.
To make environmental, health and safety
considerations a priority in planning for all existing and new
operations, products, processes, and facilities.
To inform emergency response officials,
employees, customers, and the public of manufacturers information
on chemical-related health or environmental hazards, and the
manufacturers recommendations on protective measures.
To work with customers, in accordance with
manufacturers recommendations, on product stewardship including
handling, use, transportation, and disposal of chemical products.
To operate our plants and facilities in a manner
that protects the health and safety of our employees, the public and
To cooperate in resolving problems created by
past handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals.
To participate with government and others in
creating responsible laws, regulations, and standards to safeguard
the community, workplace, and environment.
- To promote the principles and practices of Responsible
Distribution ProcessSM by sharing experiences and offering assistance to
others who produce, handle, use, transport, or dispose of chemicals.
*Responsible Distribution Process is a registered service mark of the
of Chemical Distributors (NACD).